Friday Institute Publishes Initial Report on Rural Home Internet Access Pilot
An initial report of a pilot program to test emerging wireless technologies for rural areas finds no absolute solution to broadband challenges.
New Satellite Internet Pilot Program to Connect Students in Two N.C. Counties
The North Carolina Department of Information Technology Broadband Infrastructure Office and the Friday Institute are leading a CARES Act-funded program that will assist two North Carolina school districts with implementing the “Satellite Internet Technologies for Student Connectivity Pilot,” which will allow students to access Space Exploration Technologies Corporation’s (SpaceX) Starlink internet service.
The Friday Institute Releases White Papers on Cybersecurity in K-12 Schools
The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation is releasing the first in a series of white papers today on cybersecurity in K-12 schools, designed to highlight the threats that K-12 schools face both from cyberattackers and from accidental data breaches.
Education Week: What to Do for Families With Internet Access Too Slow for Remote Learning
Ray Zeisz, Friday Institute Director of the Technology Infrastructure Lab, has been working since before the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak on a survey that will help the state of North Carolina get a better picture of its broadband access landscape.
Let’s Get Digital
The Friday Institute's longtime commitment to digital learning helped change North Carolina's education landscape.
A Public-Private Approach to Improving School Data Networks
In 2006, Education Week gave North Carolina a “D” on its report card for Internet access. The problem was not a lack of world-class Internet resources.
October 1, 2008 - The School Connectivity Initiative has made great strides in 2008. In the short session of the NC General Assembly, legislators approved an expansion of the project...